Supporting Massachusetts Employers, Protecting the Health of Families
Boston Children’s Hospital is committed to lowering health care costs so that employers across Massachusetts can continue to provide access to the very best care for employees and their families.
While pediatric medicine typically represents only 5 to 8 percent of an employer’s health care claims expenses, the cost to deliver that care is still too high.
In response, Boston Children’s has led the charge to implement aggressive cost-saving measures:
Over the past three years, Boston Children’s has taken approximately $170 million out of the health care system through a range of initiatives, including reengineering how we deliver care, reducing costs and prices and moving lower-intensity care to our lower-cost satellite centers and community hospital partners.
We’ve passed along the vast majority of these savings to insurers—thereby lowering costs for employers and their employees.
We created the Provider and Payor Quality Initiative (PPQI), working with the state’s largest health plans and Medicaid to develop innovative ways of improving care while reducing costs over the long term.
And above all, Boston Children’s remains committed to excellence in every aspect of care:
As the nation’s top pediatric hospital, we are the first choice among parents and families whose children need specialty and subspecialty care.
We are ranked #1 by U.S.News & World Report in their annual report of the best pediatric hospitals in the United States.